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Pages turn at Israel’s 56th annual book week

in Life, Culture & Sports

Even though a recent study by the Central Bureau of Statistics shows that 29% of Israelis don’t read, the Book Publishers Association is pushing forward with a crucial part of their mission – to offer “literary variety, cultural wealth, enjoyment and tradition.” In the same study which, it showed that compared to countries like Britain…

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Written from the future

in Life, Culture & Sports/Monthly Report

“I never thought I’d get to hear one of my texts read out in Hebrew,” says Sherko Fatah with a smile, readily admitting he did not understand a single word. The Berlin-based author is one of ten writers who have contemplated the question of “How will people in 2065 feel about our present time?” Ten…

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